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Mexico: Gangs Kill Nine People In Reaction To Govt’s Crackdown On Crime

Jan 08, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Mexico: A handwritten message found at the scene threatened authorities and was signed by ‘the four letters’, commonly a reference to the Jalisco Cartel.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Calls Party Flight To Mexico ‘Slap In The Face’

Jan 06, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Canada: Videos of the Dec. 30 flight shared on social media appear to show passengers not wearing masks as they gather in close proximity, singing and dancing in the aisle and on seats.


Bitcoin Gains Marginally; Mexican Central Bank Says It May Have CBDCs Used Widely by 2024

Bitcoin records moderate gain of 0.74 per cent to trade at $47,045.21, while Ethereum (ETH) was up by 1.66 per cent at $3,716.96, according to Coinmarketcap.com data

Mexico: 53 Migrants Killed In Accident

Dec 10, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Mexico: at least 53 people from Central America were killed in when the truck they were in overturned. The deceased were covered in white shrouds and laid out at the crash site side by side.


Committee To Protect Journalists: Record Journalists Jailed In 2021

Committee To Protect Journalists(CPJ)said 293 journalists have been jailed across the world in 2021 for their work, with China emerging out as 'worst offender' in 2021.

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01 November, 2021

Australia Recognises Covaxin: All Countries That Have Approved Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 Vaccine

Outlook Web Desk

Australia has become latest in the list of countries that are allowing Indians vaccinated with Covaxin entry inside their territories.


01 November, 2021

Mexican Journalist Dies Of Injuries Days After Being Shot

Deutsche Welle

Mexican magazine founder Alfredo Cardoso had been kidnapped and shot several times before he was found and hospitalized. He is the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year, and the second killed this week.


24 October, 2021

Over 2,000 'Trapped' Migrants March Out Of Mexican City On Foot

Associated Press (AP)

Tens of thousands of migrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti have been waiting in the southern city of Tapachula for refugee or asylum papers that might allow them to travel.


21 October, 2021

Mexico's Richest Man Carlos Slim To Rebuild Collapsed Subway Line

Associated Press (AP)

Telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim said his Grupo Carso's construction subsidiary would pay the cost of rebuilding the collapsed subway line amid the announcement of criminal charges against 10 companies.


18 October, 2021

Russia Continues To Witness Covid-19 Surge, Infections Exceed 8 Million

Associated Press (AP)

The country's task force said Monday that 34,325 new infections over the past day raised the pandemic-long total to 8,027,012.


16 October, 2021

UN Extends Its Political Mission In Haiti After US-China Row

Associated Press (AP)

Haiti is one of just 15 countries -- and the second largest in population -- that continue to recognise self-ruling democratic Taiwan which China claims as part of its own territory.


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13 October, 2021

US To Open Its Border For Fully Covid-19 Vaccinated Travelers From November

Associated Press (AP)

Vehicle, rail and ferry travel between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico has been largely restricted to essential travel, such as trade, since the earliest days of the pandemic.


30 September, 2021

'Extermination Site' Found Near Mexico's North Border: Officials

Associated Press (AP)

Searchers found burned human remains on the ground, multiple possible clandestine graves and a clandestine crematorium outside Mexico's north border city Nuevo Laredo.


11 August, 2021

US To Send 8.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Mexico

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the U.S. government will send AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines, though the latter hasn't yet been approved by Mexican regulators.



Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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